Tuesday, March 31, 2015

OPAM

At the end of each month I add up my finished projects & give the tally to Peg or Kris. They, of course, are the One Project A Month mathematicians. Thanks ladies!
This month my maths tell me to add 8 projects. WooHoo...

Sunday, March 29, 2015

YeLLoW

is the CoLour for March in the RSC 2015 hosted by ScrapHappy over here.
I added 10 blocks to my BoW TiE collection for my scrappy quilt.
If you want to see what other YeLLoW scraps were turned into...
then click on over to visit here.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

ANoTHeR BaG

At the recent Wyee retreat... mentioned here here... I also managed to make another project bag... affectionately known as a FaT Bag. Of course I mean FAT QUARTERS... not those gorgeous ladies!
This one has batting inside... just for some padded comfort of notions.
It measures 10inch square & has a simple zip closing top with a pretty dotty lining inside.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

One IteM

Yes it's the 25th again... & I finished another block for a special project.
Yvonne Westwood designed this pattern & painted the cute button. You can visit Yvonne's blog here & her Etsy shop here...to see what other great designs she has available.


My ThanKs go to Narelle...over HERE... for hosting this monthly group.
I love getting something ready for Xmas each month.
Click on over to see what everyone else has made... HERE

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

HoMe AGaiN

Even after a fun filled few days away... it's always a wonderful feeling being HoMe again.
Blogger friends from various villages, towns & cities enjoyed each others company over the past weekend at GDITC in Nundle NSW. Thanks Kerry & Lynette Anderson!
I'm sure you will see lots of pic's on the net... so I'll just publish a few here for my blogs posterity.
GDITC "Saturday Stitching Day"...
Lynette Anderson finished projects from 2014.
Bloggers Official Photo for 2015.
Back Row... L-R
Peg...Kez...Teresa...De
Leah...Dory...Sandi...Fee...Marilyn...Diddles...Susan
Kaylee...?...Shez...Jenny...Janice...Sandy...Tracey...Anita...Lynda...Dzintra
Sonia...Dawnie...?...Susan...Jan...Alison...Deb...Dale
Chooky...Trish...Lynette Anderson... Kate...Kerry
Dining with friends...
Show & Tell...
Homeward Bound...
Thanks ladies for making another wonderful trip to Nundle so very EnJoYaBLe. xox

Friday, March 20, 2015

FNSI

...well although it's Friday Night... there is very little sewing going on here.
You see, there are a whole bunch of FRiEnDs (mostly bloggers too) up here for Girls Day in The Country being held in Nundle NSW.  We are enjoying each others company... some delicious food... a little friendly banter... perhaps a glass or two of refreshments... with heaps of laughter thrown in.
So after a lovely day & evening... I'm finishing the night off with just a quick stitch of this...
I hope YoU had a wonderful time sewing with Wendy & all her friends at FNSI tonight.
You can see what others got up to in the FNSI department over HERE.

Where I am... I believe the MoTTo is
what happens in Nundle... 
stays in Nundle...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

CatcHinG Up

... on a few projects that really should have been finished way before this... but hey...
LiFe sometimes gets in the way & the cubbyhole goes vacant..
DD1 needed a new "frill" for the baby room window... this time in GReeN.
It matches the "leaves" on the wall perfectly.

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Finished a small Christmas embroidery... then made it into a tree ornie.
I'll link this "ornie" to... Christmas Thru the Year (CTTY) with Anthea too.
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And finally... I traced out the applique shapes for a "garden" quilt which is on my WIP list.
Are you trying to "catch up" on some projects too?
I think putting them on the blog helps to keep me motivated...
SO if you have some on the go... why don't you do a post about them.
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I'm off to the airport today to pick up my friend SHEZ from here
Tomorrow we have an easy 3.5 - 4 hour drive up to Nundle... a New South Wales country town, north west from home. We also have the company of DEB from here for the drive up & for the weekend as well. You see... Girls Day in the Country...is on once again.  WooHoo...

Monday, March 16, 2015

BacK HoMe

after a FuN few days away... although this retreat & socialising caper is exhausting!
Seven lovely ladies kept me company while at the weekend retreat at Wyee.
We ate well... shared a few laughs... perhaps a glass or two of refreshments ... AND I managed to get LoTs accomplished too... BoNuS !
First project... & a finish... was my FaLaLa wall hanger.
It's a Nancy Halvorsen design from her book... Jingle all the Way in the Art to Heart series.
I'm linking this FiNiSH to the March Lets Book It  hosted by Sharon from Vroomans Quilts.
You may notice that I didn't add the scallop edge at the bottom... well ... perhaps IF I had read the instructions I would have noticed it BeFoRe I finished it...ooppsss...
Oh well... now it's an original...
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My RoSeS quilt top is now finished & ready for quilting... after a good ironing of course...lol.
I just need to purchase the backing & off it will go to my friend Julie.
Woo Hoo another UFO will be crossed off shortly... yippeeeeee.
March celebrates... St. Patricks day
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